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SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 10:30am PST
i-ti a technology company in the 1.0 world. it was a company that created technology to connect citizens better with government * . i ran it for almost nine years. and when i was elected to office four years ago, i was unfortunately more surprised than i wanted to be about how far behind san francisco government was. this was very 2008, 2009. with you i'm really proud of the leaps and bounds we have taken as a city * . i was proud in 2010 to help move forward legislation to really bring together city departments to work in a coordinated way with our committee on information technology. to help create a chief information officer position for the city. i was also proud to work with then mayor newsome in passing the first generation of open data legislation that we have. but as our civil grand jury in june pointed out, our i-t in san francisco is still in need of a culture shock. and this is where all of us come in today. we have 200 data sets that have already been put out there, but by and large the data sets put out by city government are data sets that i think show us in a very
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
technology to cut through base businesses a top priority for me the work is well under way supervisor and it's important that it get done in a way that it's thorough and leads to improvement for at this's small business and is that will take time because we know that the plan is more important than and action and i want to give ouch indicate on real work being date of birth to help the small businesseses. this november we launched enterprise zone web appear and it requires businesses to hail in an licks and application fee and we replace that had with an online app where businesses can apply for these credits and pie the fee on time and so now business and is manufactures and other businesses can save time while saving money at the same time. a new tool called smart pdf is being utility liesed by a majority of departments to make it easier for businesses to fill out applications online. departments such as tax and treasure and entertainment commission are now accepting online payments but the biggest task the one that i know you are speak to go supervisor which would save a
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 10:00am PST
right behind me. to some of the leading technology companies in the valley. we have companies that raise anywhere from a thousand dollars to $25 million that have sort of been housed with us. some of the coolest things that have happened at the hatchery two people sitting next to each other working on the same app for six months decided to merge and raise a million dollars for their company. so, collaborative consumption is something we truly believe in and having spent a couple of years working with the likes of jane, brian, tina lee and a bunch of other people who have been sort of working on this open data problem, it's been sort of exciting to sort of see it come to fruition today and see sort of the progress that they've made. so, for me this is sort of -- it's been fun to sort of watch this team of people come together and do what they do and make san francisco a 21st century city. so, you know, it's an honor to welcome the mayor back to the hatchery, the new hatchery. we invite you, supervisor chiu, to our monthly infamous happy hours where bourbon and branch caters to meet
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00am EST
possibilities for us. how can we use these digital technologies and learn from them to change education on our alone campus. what weighs will we see based on the experience of these mass courses. how can that transform in cambridge and boston. secondly, we see it as a way to get harvard ideas and harvard teaching out to a broader world and way to accumulate a lot of data that can be an extraordinary resource for anybody who like to use that material to ask questions about the nature of human learning and how it ought to be structured. on the point about spreading learning to the rest of the world, i have a very moving reaction to one bit of data. one of the pilot courses. when i was in india, i met with people in india who were wanting to interact with harvard. there is a need for engagement with our schools public health. we have enormous challenges in that area. i was talking to these individuals about what kind of courses we might involve them in. this online course that i described steele has overall more than 40,000 students and 9000 of them come from india. last january i was thin
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
commission, including environmental justice and stewardship and the policy technology adopted. what does this mean and how do we make the mid-cycle review helpful to you. one idea we had is to come before you and give you detailed updates to the capital plan. and the general manager and i and the deputy general manager think this may be helpful to get this in addition to the quarterly ones for the big programs. this could include updates for deferred or emerging projects. and it could include how those key investments, and there is nearly $7 billion of them over the next 10 years, how that is incorporating the good analytical points of the technology policy and the technology delivery systems of those projects. and to the funding sources that you will hear in item 10, and we will update you on those as well. the other idea we had, that we could come back and give you updates on your key policies. the investments you asked us to make on your behalf and the rate payor's behalf, and the key policies of which ones you would like us to highlight and bring back to you. and lastly, and then i w
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
think we've got the portfolio we want. we've dramatically increased the amount of technology. and in the end i think technology and innovation are the competitive advantage. we've got a good global footprint. we're in 140 countries. and we've got these deep relationships with customers so i think it's portfolio, technology, customers and real innovation around services and globalization and that's really where the pane is today. >> rose: one thing you're doing is something called the industrial internet. "businessweek" has a piece on that on the newsstand now. what is that and why is that so important to industry in the future? >> i think every industrial company now with sensor technology and software technology has to think about the analytical way around their products. so a jet engine or m.r.i. scanner or gas turbine creates terra bytes of data. usage data. if we could model a jet engine that saves 1% fuel burn every year, that save it is industry $2 billion. that's a lot of money for our customers and we're trying to take the analyticals as expects and restructure in the a way t
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 12:30pm PST
there are things happening in power, with sewer, with water that are not always proven technologies, but they're things that are enough proven you should take a bit of a risk and you should show others it can be done. >> we're showing the world, suddenly had wind turbines which they didn't have before. so, our team realizing that time would change, and realizing where the opportunities were today, we said, you know what, we started out as really something to control wind as an asset, when you combine today's technology becomes something entirely different. >> wind turbines in an urban environment is a relatively new concept. there are a few buildings in other major cities where they have installed wind turbines on the roof. and wind turbines in buildings are effective. >> the discussion was do we do that or not? and the answer was, of course. if they're not perfect yet, they're building a building that will last 100 years. in 100 years someone is going to perfect wind efficient turbines. if these aren't right, we'll replace them. we have time to do that. >> the building that's two r
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. [applause] that's how we grow an economy. i want us to bring down our deficits, but i want to do it in a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want a tax code that rewards businesses and manufacturers like detroit diesel right here, creating jobs right here in redford, right here in michigan, right here in the united states of america. [applause] that's where we need to go. that's the country we need to build. and when it comes to bringing manufacturing back to america -- that's why i'm here today. since 1938, detroit diesel has been turning out some of the best engines in the world. [applause] over all those years, generations of redford workers have walked through these doors. not just to punch a clock. not just to pick up a paycheck. not just to build an engine. but to build a middle-class life for their families; to earn a shot at the american dream. for seven and a half decades, through good times and bad, through revoluti
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm PST
the long range missile technology. north korea's committee of space technology said engineers found a technical problem with the first stage of the three stage rocket. the committee announced it will extend the period for lauhing byne week. north korea said it will launch the rocket between december 6th and the 22nd. the international maritime organization, and the international telecommunication union said they were told of the extension on monday. the maritime and aviation bodies use it for flight trajection. they have not provided information about a satellite's frequency or orbit. the international community should take serious action against north korea if it goes ahead with the law firm. north korea domestic media have not reported the plan to launch a rocket. >>> hillary clinton wants to persuade leaders to take a different path. she's appealing to china for help. ate departnt spokespson said clinton spoke by phone with foreign minister. >> the question was what influence china could bring to bear on the dprk to see reason and focus on the develop of their country and feeding
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 8:30am PST
about 400 city employees and about 500 consultants. puc is really embracing technology. we wanted to make sure we really had a system that would elevate all issues so we could address them in a timely manner. as you know, time is money. we have a construction management information system. it is a great tool to help us address construction and make it successful, as it is today. cmis is one of the first major tools we put in place. the next one is the san francisco online invoicing, where we are now working with the contractor and consultant to have them submit their invoices online. we are also working on electronic bidding systems. another way we can reduce the paperwork and all the other issues tied with the procurements. i live in san francisco. i am a rate-payer. i really care about the way we spend our money. systems like this that will allow transparency, clarity, accountability, and efficiency -- i think systems like this need to be applied to all parts of the city. we really strive to lead and embraced technology so we can be ahead of the game. [applause] >> we are spending
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
have a pop on the overall price of gold, but not so. liz: under the radar technology etfs that out performed. internet index fund, moving higher, top holdings, google, amazon, and ebay, and the tech fund, ign, top holdings here, you may own them, cisco, qualcom, a gain of more than one point. david: more than a stock market, there's a lot of things today, very interesting lineup of guests, big labor, obviously, about to take a devastating blow in michigan, on the verge of becoming a right-to-work state. the man poised to make it happen, putting pen to paper signing the bill into law. governor rick snider. he's going to be joining us live from the office in the state capitol. don't miss this. liz: dangerously close to going over the cliff. you know the date, december 31st. coming up, exclusively on fox business, former treasury secretary paul o'neill as sides dwindle own spendings, he has what needs to be done to get budget under control, easy ways to cut it and who should carry the burden. david: before the busy hour, what drove the markets with today's data download. stocks pushin
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
about the impact of voter i.d. but having a 29 day registration deadline. do we think technology has changed enough and practices have changed enough that we can get rid of that 29-day deadline because that does stop people from casting a ballot? >> you're doing as good a job getting answers as i did. >> i want to talk to election administers and how they're doing this because they still have to deal with paper. i thought at some point that a 30-day requirement will be called unconstitutional. 10 or 15 years from now maybe. we will do everything at registration for everybody everywhere. >> look, we have same-day registration in ohio for five days of our early voting period, and there are examples of people who are registering -- it's currently being investigated in cuyahoga county -- addresses that are vacant homes and they are actually registering there and having ballots counted. i think that when you get into same-day registration voting, i can tell you in a swing state that is highly competitive that that is a place that you'll run into fraud. we are already running into it, and
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
technology could go to the chinese. a.b. studdard of the hill is here. a.b., thank you g for joining us tonight. thirst a continuous cascade of tech failures. i feel this is solyndra at charge, but worse, because if this goes through, all of that intellectual property put into this battery storage-maker, that could possibly go to the chinese. what do you think? >> right. that's the argument that the critics are making, hoping that a committee of the treasury department within the obama administration will actually turn down the sale, pending a decision from a bankruptcy judge. this chinese company was working very hard to come to the rescue of this ailing company all along, and ended up buying it just a few days ago for $7 million more than the government put into it. and because this company is so active in the you say, there is a concern, because a-123 systems, battery technology has been used by the defense defendant and others, it's so widespread critics say it's hard to buy into this company and not be privy to that technology. that makes us, of course, you know, exposes us to t
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
new technologies, avionics, command and control, thermal protection, high heat protection, seals, all the kinds of things for, you know, the development of new technologies in the air force and in the middle. so that's what they're saying it is. >> but the conspiracy theories are fun, zarrella. and the reason i say that -- >> absolutely. >> the chinese are not happy about this. they've been sending over like official protests. and i do appreciate the opinion they give. i was reading a little while ago about frank roads, the deputy assistant secretary of state for arms control, verification, and compliance. it's a mouthful, but what he said was was, to avoid misconceptions based on mistrust, it's important that we build transparency in space and elsewhere. that's not very transparent, though, is it? >> not at all. in fact, there's one aerospace expert that i've known for years, who in an article recently said, you know what, this entire program may be nothing more than flying this thing in order to keep the chinese wondering what it's doing. >> well, it's a fun parlor game, no matter w
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
technology, i had forgotten to bring up that we have three reverse vending machines where you put your bottle in and get the nickel back, instead of the other way around. it's an old technology that didn't work to well in the '80s that has been revised. if you go to canada or europe, it's very common there, even on the east coast it's very common to. and they have gotten much better machines so you can now put a machine like that in front of the store. >> is that at whole foods at 4th street? >> no, it's at the safeway at 4th street and one at clement and 7th, safeway and one i believe at the marina safeway. >> are they being used? >> yes, they are. >> they are kind of limited, again, if someone comes up with a shopping cart it kind of shuts it down, but for the family or for folks, that is kind of the small-scale solution. that if we get the prices of those down, they are a little expensive at the moment. that could provide convenience in a lot of neighborhoods. and then you would need that distribution system to collect it. i think we do have some solutions. >> director dick-endrizzi
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00pm EST
. here's the issue. china's m.o. is this. they basically buy american companies, strip them of technology and ship the jobs to china. case in point would be brantley helicopter. used to be in texas. 2009 china buys it. now all the production facilities are in jindao. this is the problem. the promise to keep the plant going. now a-123 is interesting. they have cutting edge technology which will be exported to china. that's the bigger issue. one company at a time, larry, is going over to china, helping to build their industrial base. and the other thing -- >> hang on a second. this is an important point. ann lee, i'd like to get something from this. okay? if the u.s. foreign investment advisory board okays the deal, fine. but they counterfeit our goods. the chinese have a lot to answer for. shouldn't we make a deal? we let them buy the company but we should make a deal and they should somehow stop all the pirating of our technology? >> i think the chinese government is already trying to crack down on counterfeiting and other things we have been pressuring them to do. it has to be case-by-ca
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
important element. two. one is the innate desire for freedom around the world. second is technological revolution born in america to change the world to keep america dominant. fracking technology to make us more energy independent. bost first, immelt speaking as the ceo of g.e. china is doing a good job. they kick our butts for two decades. >> greg: why is that? >> dana: wait until they get collective bargaining. >> bob: they will. >> dana: right. >> bob: 1.3 billion. they make an economy work. you can't take away the economy. >> eric: i disagree. china is not kicking our butts in anything. if you start from zero, 1.3 people living in peasant tri for 100 years. they move up at 7%. we have the strongest economy, highest standard of living. best life expectancy. china would love to be us some day. not going to happen by 2030. >> eric: i can't believe you're so optimistic when barack obama as president. he only has four more years. >> bob: you don't think there is something to be said for china owning u.s. bonds >> eric: fix that. we should fix that. >> andrea: we have to keep borrowing m
PBS
Dec 10, 2012 7:00pm PST
were at a year-low at the end of last month. specialty metals maker allegheny technologies also picked itself up from its yearly low, rising 3.2% today. travel web sites operator priceline.com hit the brakes in the consumer sector. shares fell 5% to a three-week low. investment bank deutsche banc cut its rating from "buy" to "hold," thinking priceline's competitors will get more aggressive. it was a trio of technology stocks leading the dow jones industrial average, including the worst dow stock so far this year, hewlett-packard. h-p-q shares closed up 2.6%. cisco systems is at its highest price since early may after gaining 2.4%. and microsoft moved up 1.8%. last week, it was at its lowest price of the year. uncle sam no longer wants to own a.i.g. late today, the treasury department announced it is looking to sell the remaining stock it got when it bailed out the insurance giant. the stock represents 16% of a.i.g. shares were down 2.3% during the regular session and lost another 1.5% in extended hours trading. selling these shares will mean the government made a profit with its bailou
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
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KOFY
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm PST
technology unearth untapped oil reserve there and across the u.s. the affects already being felt well beyond the gas pump. >> this unconventional revolution in oil and natural gas is already having a big impact on the united states. it is creating something like 1.7 million jobs in the last few years. >>reporter: analyst with moody say for every 50 cents the gas drops this year that creates 350,000 jobs this time next year. that's abc news, new york. >> strike that has paralyze crab fishing off northern california will enter seventh day tomorrow. negotiations to end the dispute over pricing broke off this evening at fisherman wharf without an agreement crab boat owners held several meetings today to discuss oceans. crabber were getting 3 dollars a pound when the season opened before thanksgiving but fish broker want to cut the price saying the demand for cb dropped. negotiationss to end the dispute will resume tomorrow afternoon. we'll see what happens. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 9:00pm EST
with people on the ground. i may be completely off base, but i'worried about that. the technology is going to change. with the current technology is safeut will we monitor technology in the future if phones become re? >> it is a fair debate. thank you, but i think the captain is onto something,e will eventually be listening to my fiancÉ ring tone on the flight. sorry. thk u both. we want to know what you think about all this. here is our questiononight, she pasngers are allowed to use their cell phones on flights? who will share the results with you at the end of the show. besides the annoyance of people talking next to you, some airlines allow you to set inhe lap of luxury. airlines make of the worlds best according to travel and leise magazine making up sites top ve. number five, pacific airways. the ho kong-based airways has power outlets and usb cords and the seats are really, really comfortable. green air, most imoved from last year thanks to hold the . featuring dishes from all over asia. number three, the emirates. slipping a spot from last year due to negative comments o cus
ABC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
-weather forecast coming up. >> and promising new technology that is helping some patients kick start their >>> a strike paralyzed crab fishing will enter a seventh day torj negotiations broke off this evening without an agreement. crab boat owners held meetings to discuss options. crabbers getting $3 a pound when the season opened but brokers want to cut the price saying demand has dropped. negotiations to end this dispute will resume. so we'll see. >> heads up from caltrans tonight. if you use the bay bridge. 266 days to go until the a job taking six months and as abc 7 news explains this may be just the beginning. >> the toll plaza completed in 1989. only 23 years old, soon, the bay bridge will be opening and earlier, administration and services buildings replaced with the new design in mind. now, it's the toll plaza turn for a face lift. the renovations will change the way it funks, just the wait looks. >> the work begins laterxp gy ts week requiring lane closures for the next six months. then, probably next summer, a new toll accounting computer system going through, that won't a
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
addressing and looking at at future, and looking at sor and green technologies that chinese are buying up. including om rescued and supported by us, china buys its way into the technologies, even copies, and buys our companies that are doing it but if we don't show the same for every or, our government, -- fervor, our government we'll be behind the 8 ball, what do you make of that? >> solar and wind is not enough, the chine had our rerves of natural gas,nd our reserves of shale oil they would be all over it, we have the opportunity to become the saudi arabia of natural gas by 2020. i don't see the urgency. i don't see the thrust coming from government to open our federal land to i incentivize production, we're not doing what we need to be doing. ne: i think we're getting cocko it, i mean, on right and left, wre at a standoff with each other ourselves and the chinese. they need as much as we need them. and tt because of that, because we need them to keep buying our debt or supporting the debt they own, they nd to us keep buying stuff they make we have a fortunately beneficial i d
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 2:00am PST
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SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am PST
innovation space, people matter. like you can build technology you want, platform you want, that's great. it's the people who are doing it that matter and they're going to get stuff done. this has some of the best people, shannon and jay are doing t. they've been doing it awhile so they know what they're doing. it's great. last year i was building this adopted tree app and i found it on the data portal. it had like some weird geo data like it was in some form i couldn't use. i just dropped jay a note and like within 24 hours i got the data fixed and it was perfect. so, it's those kind of relationships that matter and having the right people in place. so, i think the chief data officer, these guys will end up joining a rock star team. >> not a question, but just a comment to say thanks to the city's innovation office. we're a small company from ireland called building i. we take permit data from cities and show it to anyone who wants to see it. we started off in ireland, discovered the san francisco data and came over here and now we've got an office up and running here with san francisco
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
history of technological inventions and communication, because it allows group-to-group communication in a really efficient way that other communication tools couldn't. now i don't have to wait to call my sister. i see her do it all the time. oops, post from lynn day. can believe they did that. right? and that launches a conversation. i think what most tv executives would say, the social phenomenon is fueling the golden age of television, playing a very important and complimentary role some providing new opportunities to make it better. >> host: do you think we'll be designing our own television experience through social media? might have your friends on the facebook page, whatever the new facebook is in 20 years -- they're saying you should be watching honey boo-boo and this championship show, and this food show, and i have managed to link them all up and just click on my page and whether they're doing it through piracy or doing it through purchasing or this is the way programmers are suddenly connecting to more viewers and get their licensing through that. >> guest: yes, but some of it i
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm EST
. stocks rising, well, modestly is a big, strg word for what happened. technology stocks helping the dow up 15 points. the s&p up a fraction, the nasdaq rose nine. tring light. technology stocks strong in the market, an i'm speaking, obviously, comparatily. hewlett-packard settin the tone, leading the sector, not commenting on speculation that carl icahn has been amazing a position in the stock -- amassing position in the stock. cisco systems -- mcdonald's, also a dowstock rising on news that sales rose 2.5% last month. that stock up just abou 1 today. piper jaffray calling ale a $900 stock based on fundamentals. it may be, but it's got a ways to go after today, appl losing $3.43 on the day, $8 above its low of the session and trading slightly higher in after hours. crude oil prices down othe day for a fif straight session closing at 85.56, the decline in crude also showing up at the pump. the average price of a gallon of gasoline dropping1 cents, and we're looking at an average price of $3.34 a gallon. in the bo market, the yield on theen-year note stands at 1.61%. well, foreign buy
CNN
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
technology didn't catch on as fast as he had hoped. >> back in 1979 you famously put solar panels on the white house and you said, and i'm going to quote here, you said, either they would be a curiosity, a museum piece, or they would be a small part of one of the greatest and most exciting adventures ever under taken by the american people. i'm sore troy say the solar panels are at the smithsonian, they are museum pieces. what does this say about our commitment, where we are today, in protecting the environment? >> well, it says that the protection of environment goes up and down in america. basically because of the attitude of the president. and when president reagan came in, he removed the solar panels and sent them to a college up in, i think, connecticut. now we have one of the solar panels at the carter center, the museum, and number one producer of solar panels in the world in china, also bought one of the solar panels. so they have brought a lot of money in for that small college. we need to have consistency in america and committing ourselves to preserving the environment, protec
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm PST
indicators of power such as economy, population size, military spending and technology, asia is set to be larger than north america and europe combined. >> the rapid rise of other countries, and above all, the spectacular rise of asian economies is dramatically altering the context in which u.s. global power will operate. >> shepard: the report notes that the u.s. is likely to remain a major global player on the global stage because of how it's able to pull together coalitions to tackle global problems. >>> today was pposed to be the start of the window in which north hey would launch a new -- north korea would launch a new controversial rocket. so far no launch. we have the reasons for the delay. gunfire on a busy new york city sidewalk. just up the street from us, cops say somebody shot a man right in the back of the head then jumped right into a waiting getaway car and off he went. or she went. there's a manhunt or a womanhunt on, and how did a sporting event for disabled athletes, disabled athletes, turn into this? it's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of th
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm EST
. technology is one -- >> google is not tied directly to the sales of those smartphones. >> i understand that. i'm talking about just technology -- >> barclays came out and said technology is one of the two favorite sectors for next year. >> one data point i want to get out here. we're bringing up apple in china. right now they're saying iphone 5 sales are running 50% ahead of what iphone 4 sales were in 2010. that's fairly significant if it turns out to be true. the source for that is macbook translating data from chinese. that's making the rounds. i think people are looking at this aspect of wait a minute. this is a whole growth market that maybe is not in all the -- people are bullish on the china story. but maybe not enough. i think that's giving it to credence here. >> stocks off session highs after those comments from speaker boehner. really, we're hanging in there truth be told. dow up 106 points. when "halftime" returns we zero in on the health of financial stocks from the floor and more companies announcing special dividends as the nation gets closer to the fiscal cli
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. ro price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. sick considering the significant consequences of falling often the fiscal cliff, you'd think the president would have an interest in finding a solution to the crisis, however it's becoming increasingly obvious that something is standing in the way. what could it be? what is it that's preventing the president from negotiating or offering up meaningful concessions? it may be obama's arrogance. watch this. >> when you talk about the feeling at the white house, there's a palpable difference now compared to 2011, the summer of 2011. they are so much cockier at the white house a year and a half ago. you know, you come to us, we're not going to negotiate. we're not going to keep putting
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
all of that. they should try something new. they need to try new ideas with new technology and new concept as and new creative. at the same time these sort of things work. you brought up something very interesting. you mentioned michael jackson. you mentioned some others. there are real fears about this. this is called the michael effect. get michael bolton he became irrelevant. michael vick, as spokesman. he goters a. and michael jackson died. melissa: beyonce can do no harm. she is perfect. but at the same time -- >> you get her us had too. you get some jay-z. melissa: i love jay-z. i'm going to see jay-z on new year's eve. $50 million. how did they come up with the number? why 50 million? >> i'm guessing that's what her agents demand. about all what they will pay. no way to value it really. you're not worth but you're worth 47. let's face it. based on how much sugar water they sell, it is a rounding error. amount of money they giver her is irrelevant. if they get bump in sales they will be the great geniuss. if it doesn't do anything everybody will say they are doing same old th
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
up. technology up better than 1%. s&p 500 also on the upswing. markets maintaining steady gains all day long. david kudlow and bob pisani and barbara from the street. welcome to all of you. what about coming off the best levels? >> hitting search-week highs. 13,245 is where we ended the night of election and waiting for it to settle out. 13,248, so we are exactly where we were when the elections closed. i think the important thing is as long as there is some indication that they are talking the markets are holding up very well. i think the concern is after a deal happens, i think we'll have it, what will happen after, that and a lot of people are worried now that austerity is coming. that's a negative for stocks >> you make a great point, bob. david, let me put that to you because it doesn't feel like this market is expecting no deal. if we go into year end and don't have a deal, how big of a disappointment will we seek from the markets? >> i think we got a taste of that, how it ends up shaping up to how the market will react. before, that we got a taste today with hair reid and saw
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
to the population bomb. the reality is technology has leaked us forward. how do you make sure that we as a country do the things whether it be making sure we are competitive and i won't go into my tax discussion, but we need to rebuild our tax code to be competitive with the world. >> the congressman is right. i think that we always end up -- america creates the stuff that makes the world go. we have the most freedom. people come here to make things. will this be the next steven jobs from china? i don't know. if you have a creative idea there is the ability to find capital and you are not regulated out of existence. those are the things that make us vibrant so we are always renewing ourself, so we are always competitive. >> i want you -- >> we just assumed it. >> if you agree with him, we don't have a show. >> the regulation part. >> the iron fist of government. >> you and your liberal ilk. >> at the end of the tax code do we find out mary is actually married to jesus? >> spoiler alert. >> from syborgs to scientists should they steer more engineers? well florida state wants to coac
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
registration date deadline. do we think technology is changed enough and practices have changed enough that we can get rid of that 29 day deadline because the bus stop a lot of people from the belt. [laughter] >> you are doing as good a job as i was. [laughter] >> i agree. i want to talk to the election administrators and how they are doing this because we still have to deal with paper. but i thought that as some point the registration requirement would be declared unconstitutional. it's not going to happen tomorrow but may be ten or 15 years from now it may be because we will be able to do the same day registration for everybody everywhere. >> look, we have the same day registration and ohio for five days of our early voting period. and there are examples of people who are registering. it's currently being investigated and addresses that are in the vacant homes and they are registering their and their voting and having their ballots counted. i think that when you get into the same day registration in the voting i can tell you in a swing state that it is highly competitive that that is a pl
FOX
Dec 11, 2012 9:00am PST
cutting edge technology if you're a syrian rebel. basically what you're looking at is a tank. they've got armor cladding built over an old car chassis. they've got a gun mounted turret up top. but look. if you noticed, there are no windows on this tank. of course that wouldcompromise the security of a tank. instead they'vemounted cameras drive via camera view. the gun turret looks to be operated by a police station controller. >> yeah. i was like, this doesn't look like warfare equipment. it looks more like a game. >> if you're fighting a government-funded military, and this is all you've got to work with, this is pretty good. >> that took some know-how. to take a video controller, hook it up so you can drive this and shoot. that's pretty -- a lot of thought going into this vehicle. >> how much protection is this really offering them, though? >> good question. there's no footage of the tank actually in battle, but i've got to believe it's better than running down the street with a rock. >> better than nothing. >>> last week we showed this video from livermore, california. the
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 4:30pm PST
technology of the city to access the list of organizations that people can help connect up with. also, what other programs, if you're with much more resources, please go to our 311. i know nancy is here, the great leader of that organization, that talent. but also go to sf mayor.org as well to find out what other information you might want to have in order to reach out for more of the needy and help them in every way you can. i also want to say as part of this campaign that i'd like to announce that we again will be hosting snow day here at city hall. sometime in the month of december, the date hasn't been decided yet, but it will be continuing a very great tradition, not only of welcoming the tree of hope, but also asking people to bring in nonperishable items that can be donated to people in need during these holidays. and bring them here to city hall as part of a great celebration that we have that unites everyone. it will be free. it will be youth and family oriented and again, it will be supporting our food bank. with that, i know that they're going to be happy today because i'm
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
relevant to the world around him or her. >> brown: indeed, communication and new technology, the internet and social media, became a passion for ai wei wei. beginning in 2006 and lasting three years, he wrote a blog about art, life and politics before it was shut down by the government. he now spends hours a day online and remains very active on twitter though it's blocked within china. >> the internet is such a beautiful miracle for the society here because we are so living under very restricted dictatorship. you know, we are still dealing with a very restricted control on freedom of expression. the internet is the only vehicle for people to even sense there's another person who shares the same idea or who can offer different information about what has happened. that is the foundation for civil society. >> brown: a very serious side and still the playful side. the work of some 3200 river crabs made of porcelain. why? well the chinese term for river crab sounds like the word for harmonious. that in turn has become eye ronic internet slang in china referring to official censorship
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
three systems, the battery maker, the canadian oil sands producer. they're looking for technology. and some of this technology has defense applications, like this battery maker. they're buying this stuff up. that is something we have to be concerned about and should stop. tracy: do you worry -- we had an election. there are new people leading. you worry that the new leaders will make this even worse? >> the leaders in china right now, the so-called conservatives, but in the chinese context that means hard-line anti reformers. they want to close up opportunities for foreigners. when you have these chinese enterprises going around the world buying assets, the opportunities for not only foreign companies but also a domestic, private entrepreneurs, the private people are being narrowed. that is real problem for china because it's an entire reform. tracy: the other thing is that currency manipulation and the fact that our best fishing does not place as much weight on this >> u.s. law requires treasury to designate a country occurrence manipulator if it manipulates its currency and thus
KRON
Dec 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
time the true purpose is classified but some think it could be testing technology which could some day replace the space shuttle which was retired last year. >>> researchers in china found a way to transform human urine into brain cells. they were able to re program kidney cells harvested from urine samples into immature brain cells. they are called neutral progenitor cells. the technique could be used to treat brain attacking diseases such as alzheimers and parkinsons. the research appears in the journal nature of methods. still ahead tonight the 49ers. suspend one player for the rest of the season. garry tells you who and why straight ahead. tom brady and the patriots take apart the houston texans tonight on monday night football. coming up next. your san francisco 49ers. coming up next. your san francisco 49ers. garry has the story, next. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 6:30pm PST
that we're taking in terms of making technology available for businesses to utilize. so this will help expedite the processing of businesses enterprise tax forms for their employee tax credits. so the processing and administration and it should be making it easier for businesses in terms of even filling out their own forms. so this is now live, and available, and it's on the oewd website, when you go to the tax credit information on their oewd website. license 123, we're still targeting for our mid-january site to go live. we're still on track for that. >> great. >> and we should have for you -- we'll have a presentation for you at the january meeting. the small business net payroll exclusion, chrised forwarded you the press release that the tax and treasurer put out about it. there is no new form, but deals with it on the tax filing form. and and i think it should be pretty easy. small business saturday was a great success. san francisco did very well in terms of number of businesses participating, but we had a mayoral proclamation. the board of supervisors did a resolution. we h
SFGTV2
Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
discussions about how we provide services. technology is requiring that we move more quickly than we have in a long time. building a network of partners to support our city government at this time will be more important than ever and will be critical as we were to emerge from the recession. we have a real opportunity here. we also have a real responsibility to help investment and success of our city. spur is committed to making this happen. we hope that all of you join us as we work to leverage a lot of these partnerships once again. spur is a nonprofit. member-supported think tank in san francisco committed to the success of the city in all its forms. many of you are already members. can we get a show of hands of spur members? that's fantastic. thank you so much for your continued support of our organization. without your help, none of this would be possible. for those of you who are not yet members, i hope you'll join us and get involved. roll up your sleeves and really get involved in the nuts and bolts of the city. we can all work together to engage the city so we can all succeed togethe
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